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Icon of the event iNavigait: Be A Safe Pedestrian
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Cross the street as if your life depends on it!...

Icon of the event Trans Health: From Delivering Data to Catalysing Change
Mon Jun 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Presenters from Trans PULSE and Rainbow Health Ontario will describe key findings of the largest study to date of trans persons in Ontario, impacts of the research on policy and health care access, and the work that remains t...

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention Workshop
Wed May 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

A Toronto Public Health Nurse will talk to you about:...

Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered for older adults and seniors in Toronto. Come and speak with representatives from organizations such as Alzheimer's Society, Community Care A...

Icon of the event Easy Ways to Get Active
Tue Jun 23, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Join us to learn about the benefits of outdoor activity, tips on staying fit?as well as new and different ideas for enjoying exercising outdoors. Presented by Bernard Betel Centre staff....

Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. Dr....

Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....